Europe: A 1-2-3 in the Nürburgring 24-hour race and further top results13. December 2018 -
For PAGID Racing, the 2018 motorsport year in the European race series was a great success. Next to the outstanding 1-2-3 in the ADAC Zurich 24h-Rennen at the Nürburgring, the teams using PAGID Racing Brake Performance were successful, among others, in the VLN Langstreckenmeisterschaft, the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, EuroFormula Open, various TCR series as well as in rally competition.
Once again, the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife proved to be a happy hunting ground for PAGID Racing in 2018. PAGID Racing teams dominated proceedings in the legendary 24-hour race at the Nürburgring: with the #912 Porsche 911 GT3 R, Manthey Racing secured itself the prestigious overall win from the #4 Mercedes-AMG GT3 and the #5 Mercedes-AMG GT3 of the Mercedes-AMG Team BLACK FALCON. In total, six cars with PAGID Racing Brake Performance made it into the top ten. Moreover, the teams scored seven class wins, a strong performance record.
In the VLN Langstreckenmeisterschaft at the Nürburgring, PAGID Racing customer teams also racked up numerous successes. Falken Motorsports won the VLN Speed-Trophy with the #4 Porsche 991 GT3-R. With Stephan Köhler, Christian Kohlhaas (both SP8), Martin Kroll (SP6), Jörg Kittelmann (SP3T) and Andreas Gülden (TCR), five drivers who are relying on PAGID Racing together with their teams scored victories in their respective classes.
Simply the best in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup: during the season finale at Barcelona, the driver trio of Luca Stolz/Yelmer Buurman/Maro Engel secured the drivers’ title with the #4 BLACK FALCON Mercedes-AMG GT3. Moreover, BLACK FALCON came out on top in the final teams’ standings.
Title and a new record: Felipe Drugovich enjoyed an excellent season in EuroFormula Open. The Brazilian driver of the Italian RP Motorsport team not only won the title, but also established a new record for the highest number of race wins in one season.
PAGID Racing’s success story in TCR competition continued in 2018. The motorsport brand of TMD Performance GmbH locked out the top three in ADAC TCR Germany. Harald Proczyk won the title with the #22 Opel Astra TCR run by HP Racing International ahead of Luca Engstler (Hyundai Team Engstler) and Niels Langeveld (Racing One). After a strong season, Mikel Azcona wrapped up the TCR Europe title with the #25 PCR Sport CUPRA TCR. Jean-Karl Vernay became runner-up with the #69 Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team Audi RS3 LMS. In TCR Italy, Salvatore Tavano was crowned champion with the #4 CUPRA TCR and with Luigi Ferrara and Matteo Greco, two further PAGID Racing customers secured second and third place.
Two further top results in 2018 proved that PAGID Racing is the perfect choice for rallying. Miguel Fuster and Ignacio Aviño were victorious in the Spanish Tarmac Rally Championship with the #2 Ford Fiesta R5. In the Portuguese Rally Championship, Armindo Araújo and Luís Ramalho won the title with the #46 RMC Motorsport Hyundai i20 R5.
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USA: Victories in Pirelli World Challenge, at Pikes Peak and in further top race series13. December 2018 -
Successful in the USA: PAGID Racing partner and customer teams shone among others with top results in Pirelli World Challenge, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the F3 Americas Championship and in the Thunderhill 25 Hours.
Asia: Victories at Macau and in the TCR category13. December 2018 -
In the FIA Formula 3 World Cup at Macau, PAGID Racing partner and customer teams locked out the podium: Dan Ticktum (Motopark Academy) repeated his victory from the previous year at the legendary Guia Circuit and was again crowned as the FIA Formula 3 World Champion. His teammate Joel Eriksson and Sacha Fenestraz (Carlin) claimed second and third place respectively. The Liqui Moly Team Engstler also stood out with various titles in the TCR Asia Series and in the TCR Middle East International Series.
Worldwide: Maiden victory in FIA WEC and title in FIA WTCR13. December 2018 -
A new winner: for PAGID Racing, the maiden victory of the new Aston Martin Vantage GTE at Shanghai was the FIA WEC season highlight. In the FIA World Touring Car Cup, TMD Performance GmbH’s motorsport brand also scored great achievements with 1-2s in the drivers’ and teams’ standings.
KohR Motorsports Is New Official Distributor of PAGID Racing in the United States27. November 2018 -
KohR Motorsports is a new official distributor of PAGID Racing in the United States. KohR Motorsports is a successful performance parts dealer and professional race team based out of Westland, MI. Working closely with local companies like ROUSH and Ford Performance, KohR has been pushing the boundaries of Mustang Racing for many years.
Teams’ and drivers’ titles for LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler in TCR Asia Series16. October 2018 -
Success all the way: in the season finale of the TCR Asia Series at Shanghai International Circuit, LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler locked out the first three places in the final drivers’ standings and secured the title in the teams’ championship. Furthermore, the team claimed the Car Model of the Year award for Volkswagen. In the previous year, the team had also won the drivers’ and teams’ titles.
Stable Energies Motorsports Is New Distributor Of PAGID Racing For North America14. September 2018 -
A new strong partner for an important market: With immediate effect, Stable Energies Motorsports is a new distributor of PAGID Racing for North America.
Spec MX-5 Challenge Opens New Opportunities For Racers07. August 2018 -
At the middle of the 2018 season, drivers participating in the new Spec MX-5 Challenge have been impressed with the racing and the support for this new U.S. series. Spec MX-5 Challenge was created to offer a bridge in the pro sports car racing ladder system between the extremely popular Spec Miata club racing series and the ultra-competitive Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup pro series. All cars competing in the one-make cup are equipped with PAGID Racing brake pads.
Top results in IMSA racing at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park12. July 2018 -
PAGID Racing is looking back on a very successful weekend in IMSA racing at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario Canada. Mercedes-AMG Team Riley Motorsports secured victory in the GTD category in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race, PAGID Racing customers celebrated a quadruple victory in the GS category and a 1-2 finish in the TCR class.
New Application: PAGID Racing Brake Fluid for Mini Sprint Car Racing11. June 2018 -
PAGID Racing has developed a new application for PAGID Racing Brake Fluid for Mini Sprint Cars. Chad Hartzell, two-time Plymouth Speedway Track Champion – 600 Non-Wing Sprints, is successfully counting on PAGID Racing.